Universalis

Licensing FAQ

Android

Either Buy for £9.99 (about $12.60 or €11.50)

  • Get Universalis from Google Play or Amazon.
  • It lasts for ever and you never need to pay again.
How to get Universalis

or – Subscribe for £0.79-0.89/month ($0.99 or €0.99)

  • Get Catholic Calendar.
  • Subscribe from within the app.
  • The first month is free, so if you cancel before the end of the month you will not be charged.
How to get Catholic Calendar

or – Free trial

  • Get Catholic Calendar, subscribe and then cancel before the end of the month.
  • Once you have cancelled, Catholic Calendar will still give you a free Catholic calendar with articles about the saints and feasts of each day.
How to get your free trial

or – Free if you have already bought a Universalis registration code.

Content & features

Full liturgical calendar including many national and local calendars.

About Today pages for every saint and feast.

Liturgy of the Hours – Psalms, prayers and readings from every Hour: Morning Prayer, the three daytime Hours (Terce, Sext and None), Evening Prayer, Night Prayer and the Office of Readings, in English or Latin or both.

The Order of Mass – The new English translation of the Order of Mass, which came into use in 2011. You can optionally view the text in Latin and some other languages side by side with the English.

Readings at Mass – First Reading, Responsorial Psalm, Second Reading, Gospel Acclamation and Gospel, plus the antiphons and prayers for the Mass of the day, in English or Latin or both. Translations: You have a choice between the Jerusalem Bible readings with the Grail psalms (used in most of the English-speaking world) and the New American Bible readings and psalms (used in the USA). In England, Wales and Scotland the English Standard Version (ESV) will be used starting in December 2024 and we will be offering this as well.

Mass Today A single page that gives you the whole of the Mass of the day: the Order of Mass with all the readings, antiphons and prayers filled in.

Lectio Divina – The Gospel of the day arranged for private or shared meditation.

The Angelus

The Rosary – The Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries, with a Scripture verse for each of the 200 Hail Marys. On iPhone/iPad and Android you can also listen to a recitation of the Rosary from Downside Abbey.

Music & audio

You can get the following music and audio from within the app. Read all about it here. Free samples are available before you buy or subscribe.

The Readings at Mass spoken in English (Jerusalem Bible translation) – on subscription for £1.99 per month (roughly $2.50 or €2.30).

The Liturgy of the Hours spoken in English on subscription for £2.99 per month (roughly $3.75 or €3.50). All the hours, for every day.

Compline (Night Prayer) – £3.99 (roughly $4.99 or €4.60). Sung Latin Compline (Night Prayer) for Sundays from the Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School, which is one of the leading liturgical choirs in Britain. The boys have recorded this music especially for use in Universalis. Here is a short sample.

The Rosary –  free. Includes a specially chosen Scripture verse before each of the 200 Hail Marys.

Requirements

No access to Google or Amazon? You can still get Universalis. This page will tell you how.

Operating instructions

The instructions are here.